Graduate Academic Learning Compacts

Year: 2007-2008
College: Education and Human Services
Department: Foundations & Secondary Educ
Major: Secondary Education
Concentration: Professional Studies

Mission Statement:

The mission of the professional education track is to enhance the understanding of the advanced foundational disciplines, curriculum pedagogy, and discipline-area content required of professional educators in middle and secondary school environments. The degree program is designed to support professional educators, through exposure to and application of research-based practices, in their efforts at providing quality educational experiences to those they teach.
Student Learning Outcomes:

    
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Candidates understand educational research methodologies and can interpret educational studies.



    
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Candidates recognize important educational learning theories and understand their impact on teaching and learning.



    
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Candidates value diversity in teaching and learning.



    
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Candidates know historical and contemporary curriculum paradigms and contributing theorists.



    
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Candidates identify advanced models of instruction and are able to incorporate components of the models in practice.



    
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Candidates demonstrate advanced pedagogical practices used in teaching subject matter to their students.


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Assessment Approaches:

FSE Exit Exam